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Can you tell me about skeletal dysplasia?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 53 years experience
Abnormal bones: Skeletal dysplasias represent abnormal structure and development of bones. Some are genetic in their etiology. Dysplasia is classified according to part of bone affected, epiphysis, metaphysis, or diaphysis Bone deformities can develop and often dwarfism is result of bone dysplasia.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

What is skeletal dysplasia?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 53 years experience
Abnormal bones: Skeletal dysplasias represent abnormal structure and development of bones. Some are genetic in their development. Dysplasia is classified according to part of bone affected, epiphysis, metaphysis, or diaphysis Bone deformities can develop and often dwarfism is result of bone dysplasia.
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